Ammar Hilal, General Manager of Fairmont Dubai, welcomes the new Director of Revenue Management:
“I am confident that Nelson’s remarkable passion and extensive knowledge in the revenue field will be invaluable in strategically positioning the hotel in the coming years,” said Hilal.
Nelson joins Fairmont Dubai from his most recent role as Cluster Revenue Manager at the IHG Festival City in Dubai, a position he held since 2015. Whilst in this role, Nelson has had a number of significant achievements, including obtaining the highest Revenue Generation Index (RGI) since the opening of the cluster properties. Prior to this role, he held the Cluster Revenue Manager’s position overseeing 7 AccorHotels’ properties in Dubai and in 2012 worked as well for AccorHotels’ regional office in Marseille, France.
Riffard obtained Bachelor and Master’s degree in Hospitality Management from Esthua Angers University in France and in his new role, he will be responsible for all aspects of revenue management at Fairmont Dubai.